Objects That Matter: Sarape

by Laura Beltrán-Rubio


The sarape (or zarape) is an overgarment worn traditionally by men in rural areas throughout Mexico. It is often made of two matching rectangular panels, woven independently in two loom widths with a cotton warp and a wool weft. [1] Sometimes worn as a mantle around the shoulders, the sarape can also have an opening in the center for the head to go through.

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